Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Something Special? 1976 Land Rover Series 3

I'll be that guy who raises his hand and admits he knows nothing about this next model.  I'm really not a Land Rover guy, so I don't know if this next model is rare or desireable or a piece of crap, but I will tell ya that whenever I see one I think "ooohhh, I want that" which means it has something.  But you get to tell me what is special (or not!) about this car.  Find this 1976 Land Rover Series 3 offered for $18000 in Seattle, WA via craigslist. Tip from FuelTruck.

 From the seller;

This Land Rover is in incredible condition. Definitely a collector candidate. 

**Passed Provincial Inspection in British Columbia**Currently registered with clean Title**
**Would be an easy import into Washington State**

- 100,900 km (just rolled past 99,999) 
- original paint/ patina (only surface rust in 2 locations, under pedals and in front of the radiator)
- rare stainless trim package (see photos)
- Frame is in impeccable condition main rails and outriggers front thru back (see pics)
- Very well maintained
- 2.25L Landrover Diesel
- 4spd manual
- Original Left-hand drive

- power steering pump added as an upgrade
- New tires, battery, and brakes (shoes, drums, and wheel cylinders)
- New drive shafts front and rear
- Fresh fuel filters
- Full-size spare (new rubber same as running 4)
- Front seats re-upholstered
- 4 rear jump seats
- Safari top 
- Safari windows
- original roof rack w/ ladder
- Assembled in Costa Rica by Land Rover Authorized assembly plant
- Defender side mirrors on currently, but have original style as well
- Comes with an extra set of rims defender 17"x7"

***Passed BC Provincial inspection and Currently insured, clean title (All documents in Spanish accompanied by certified translations)

***Many more pictures available upon request

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  1. I don't know about $18k worth of "ooohhh, I want that", but ooohhh, I want that. Rental company has me driving a new Wrangler Unlimited for the week, so far it's been a fun ride.

  2. What’s slower than a 1969 diesel Mercedes?


    1. LOL, indeed. They've always been sharp lookin' rides, but the earlier ones were dogs. My ex had a 2000 Disco with the 4.0 V8 that put out 185hp and 245 torque... in a 4,600 lb. vehicle. :o On a similar note, I happen to come across this. Gotta love the comments section...

  3. Every time I see these, the Mutual of Omaha Wild Kingdom theme song runs thru my head... Yeah cool toy, but generally not a practical toy in my neck of the woods. But on the other hand, toys really aren't practical are they?

    1. I was thinking more of "So, how is the Antichrist?" or "I don't want to talk about it."


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